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Cb antenna help

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by HomesD86, Aug 9, 2018.

  1. Aug 9, 2018 at 11:56 PM
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    HomesD86

    HomesD86 [OP] Get The Breaker Bar.

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    Was wondering if the was some people out there who have some good whip antennas on their First gens maybe what brand length and where you bought them!
    I personally want 102” whip and would like help find a good one
    Thanks
     
  2. Aug 10, 2018 at 12:08 AM
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    E30325

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  3. Aug 10, 2018 at 6:57 AM
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    If you get a whip make sure you get a spring base. Then you can arch it down and out of the way when not in use. Cause it is stupid tall.
     
  4. Aug 10, 2018 at 12:42 PM
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  5. Aug 11, 2018 at 1:05 PM
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    BarnBoy

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    I have an old Realistic TRC-423 radio and some random mag mount antenna...about 2.75/3 foot long. I have talked super clear 3 miles, can go 5 I am sure, maybe a little longer. Sorry I don't know the brand but the idea is to get as much antenna above the roof as possible
     
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  6. Aug 15, 2018 at 10:58 AM
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    HomesD86 [OP] Get The Breaker Bar.

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    I was talking to a guy over 10 miles away the other day it wasn’t great quality but if you were in a life or death situation in the mountains you’d atleast convey your message
     
  7. Aug 15, 2018 at 10:59 AM
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    I got my 102" off of Amazon
     
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  8. Aug 15, 2018 at 11:17 AM
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    HomesD86

    HomesD86 [OP] Get The Breaker Bar.

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    I was going to go with 102” whip but wanted my truck bed space and have clearance problems where I live
     
  9. Aug 15, 2018 at 11:24 AM
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    Crow_of_judgement

    Crow_of_judgement Where is your God now?

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    Mount it on the rear bumper

    20180813_133430.jpg
     
  10. Aug 15, 2018 at 12:29 PM
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    I had a 102" whip on my ranger before my tacoma. I got it from radioshack back in the day but I doubt they sell it anymore. I mounted it with a spring and pulled it down when I didn't need it, but it was just ridiculous. If it was up and hit a branch or something while driving it would go all over the place. It almost smashed into another car at one point. If you do go with one make sure you can control it.
     

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